As of March 20, 2020 and by Decree 297/20, the entire country entered a period of social,

preventive and obligatory isolation.

What does this mean?

That you cannot leave your home except to provide yourself with essential items, such as food,

cleaning supplies and medicines.

If you do not comply with these rules, you are breaking the law.


If you have traveled to a country where the virus is spreading or have been in contact with

someone who tested positive, you must stay in isolation for 14 days.

If you have any of the symptoms, call free of charge at 107.


For more information, send an email to turismo@buenosaires.gob.ar

Museums, art galleries and cultural centres
From world-class art to intriguing curios, Buenos Aires has museums for every taste and interest.

Buenos Aires has a huge range of museums offering major collections of international and Latin American art and insights into Argentina's history and culture. The city also boasts exciting cultural centres that host all kinds of performances and exhibitions, many of them with free entry.

The city's art museums include the National Museum of Fine Arts (Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes - MNBA), which boasts one of the best art collections in Latin America with pieces by Picasso, Goya, El Greco, Rembrandt and many more. The Museum of Latin American Art (MALBA) features outstanding pieces of 20th century Latin American art, including work by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, while the Museum of Modern Art (Museo de Arte Moderno) has important international and national pieces, including work by Salvador Dalí, Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró and Henri Matisse.

Elsewhere, you can get an insight into the life and work of Argentina's most famous first lady at the Museo Evita, and discover a host of other museums covering everything from science to weaponry.

Once a year, Buenos Aires hosts La Noche de los Museos, or Night of the Museums, which sees the city's museums open into the early hours with tons of activities and shows. 

Use our search engine below to find museums that meet your interests.

National Museum of Decorative Art

A window into the opulence of Argentina's upper classes in the early 20th century

Palais de Glace - National Palace of the Arts

Inaugurated in 1910, this palace of art originally housed an ice rink

Participative Science Museum

A great museum for kids to get hands-on with science.

Quinquela Martín Museum of Fine Arts

Explore the legacy of La Boca's most celebrated artist

Recoleta Cultural Centre

Arts centre boasting 27 exhibition rooms, micro-cinema, auditorium and amphitheater

River Plate Museum

River Plate has one of the world's largest sports museums.

Rogelio Yrurtia House Museum

Home and workshop of the great Argentine sculptor Rogelio Yrurtia.

The Cabildo

Admire this colonial town hall dating back to 1580.

Usina del Arte

Power plant turned multidisciplinary cultural centre in La Boca neighbourhood.

Wax Museum

Historic building with wax models of some of Argentina's most famous characters.

Xul Solar House Gallery

Former home of one of Argentina's most eccentric artists